[ RadSafe ] Another radioative leak at the Fukushima plant

David Hunter - Hunter Geophysics david.hunter at huntergeophysics.com
Thu Feb 20 12:54:55 CST 2014

The key part in all of that was "into a separate holding area". Not "into the sea", nor "onto someone's dinner plate". Is it just me, or does this sound like it's not that big a deal?

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> On 21 Feb 2014, at 2:51 am, "Strickert, Rick (Consultant)" <rstrickert at signaturescience.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from a Reuter's report, "New highly radioactive leak at Japan's Fukushima plant"
> http://news.yahoo.com/highly-radioactive-leak-japan-39-fukushima-plant-045324842--finance.html
> "TOKYO (Reuters) - The operator of Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant said on Thursday that 100 metric tons [approx. 100,000 L] of highly contaminated water had leaked out of a tank, the worst incident since last August, when a series of radioactive water leaks sparked international alarm
> "Tepco said water overflowed from a large storage tank at the site late on Wednesday after a valve had remained open by mistake and sent too much contaminated water into a separate holding area.
> "Initial measurements of the latest incident showed the leaked water had a reading of 230 million becquerels per liter [6.2 mCi/L] of beta-emitting radioactive isotopes, including strontium 90."
> Rick Strickert
> Austin, TX
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